Category: backstage

therealmickrock:Ahh the photo that started it …

therealmickrock:

Ahh the photo that started it all… My first ever shot of David Bowie backstage at Town Hall – Birmingham, 1972

Ziggy played guitar!

theunderestimator-2: Debbie Harry practicing s…

theunderestimator-2:

Debbie Harry practicing snake charming on Alice’s Cooper snake, backstage at a Philadelphia concert in 1978, as documented by Martyn Goddard (photos no.1 & 3) and Roberta Bayley (no.2).

If you squeeze my lizard, I’ll put my snake on you.

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I believe that that boa would be Angel, who replaced the recently deceased Julius Squeezer.

Debbie Harry, backstage at the Golden Bear, Hu…

Debbie Harry, backstage at the Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, CA, September 28, 1977, by Brad Dawber, via nightflight. For some reason, this feels like the most patriotic image I’ve ever posted.

satya-: “Music is for every single person tha…

satya-:

“Music is for every single person that walks the planet.”

Robert Plant, November 1971 (Manchester on the 24th?), backstage with Jimmy’s Giannini Craviola 12-string acoustic guitar. 

Jimmy played it onstage during “Tangerine”, from ZEPtember 1971 in Japan through the end of the US tour in June 1972.

(I can’t pin down the date for this photo of Robert any closer than this because he wore that shirt for several November 1971 shows, some of which we’re not sure we have any pictures for….but there were other backstage photos in Manchester, of Jimmy and Jonesy, so it’s a reasonable guess. I’m happy to be corrected, though!)

Aretha Franklin in her dressing room at Newark…

Aretha Franklin in her dressing room at Newark Symphony Hall, 1969, by Walter Iooss Jr.

Andy Warhol with Stevie Wonder backstage Madis…

Andy Warhol with Stevie Wonder backstage Madison Square Garden, at a Rolling Stones show Stevie opened, July 26, 1972 (Mick’s 29th birthday). A legendary show! Read about it here. Photo via Christie’s, my edit.

Led Zeppelin, June 1969, backstage after their…

Led Zeppelin, June 1969, backstage after their first performance at the Royal Albert Hall

David Bowie, Ringo Starr and their hair, relax…

David Bowie, Ringo Starr and their hair, relaxing backstage.

callmethehunter:Jimmy and Robert Manchester 19…

callmethehunter:

Jimmy and Robert

Manchester 1971

Robert Plant, undressed for success, via vinta…

Robert Plant, undressed for success, via vintag.es